Stanhopea maduroi Dodson & Dressler 1998 SUBGENUS Stanhopea SECTION Wardii Photo courtesy of David Banks-Australia Copyrighted

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FragranceFull shadeWarmEARLYSummer

Common Name Maduro's Stanhopea [Panamanian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 6" [15 cm]

A rare species found in Panama and Colombia without collection data as a medium sized, warm gowing epiphyte with oval, strongly ribbed and furrowed with age pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, coarse & Leathery, lanceoalte, plicate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the channeled, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the early summer on a pendant, basal, to 6" [15 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence enveloped by large, inflated, triangular, acute chartacheous bracts .

Synonyms Stanhopea platyceras f.gunnii Jenny 1997

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 68 No 12 1999 photo; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 4 2000 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 37-8 1999; Caesiana 21 Stanhopea Part 1 Jenny 2003 photo/drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 5 2004 photo

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